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Carbon tax to slug regional councils

Story Published: 22 May 2012

REGIONAL councils make up the bulk of 112 local authorities that could be forced to pay the carbon tax from July 1.

Boy, 4, dies after being run over by council mower in NZ

Story Published: 9 Oct 2013

A FOUR-year-old boy died after he was run over by a council tractor-mower at a Hastings park on Tuesday night.

Rolf lights up the airways

Story Published: 26 Jul 2012

THERE has been a strong push in recent years to lift the profile of the aviation industry on the Fraser Coast.

Couple ordered to trim trees to improve neighbour's view

Story Published: 7 Dec 2012

A SUNRISE Beach couple has been ordered to trim Lilly Pillys by 1m and prune an avocado tree, because they're blocking...

Ugly politics blinding LNP and Labor bloggers

Story Published: 7 Feb 2014

SO often, in going through comments on this site, we see people who believe that everything the LNP does is wrong, or...

Southern firm wins dam work tender

Story Published: 24 Dec 2011

A MELBOURNE company has been awarded a Southern Downs Regional Council tender worth more than $1.1 million to carry out...

WBW staff assured positions were safe, then made redundant

Story Published: 5 Feb 2013

ANGER is growing among Wide Bay Water employees who say they are still facing uncertainty about their future.

Councillors lobby minister on toxic flow to Dee River

Story Published: 28 Aug 2013

NATURAL Resources and Mines Minister Andrew Cripps won’t soon forget about the Mount Morgan Mine and the Dee River.

Region needs tourist 'magnets'

Story Published: 28 Dec 2011

THE Fraser Coast should be doing more to promote tourism in regional areas, said mayoral candidate Gerard O'Connell.

Council admits levee did overtop

Story Published: 13 Feb 2013

AFTER a fortnight of denials, Clarence Valley Council’s deputy general manager Rob Donges finally conceded water overtopped...


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